Business

Brunell: East Coast seaports ramping up capabilities

Washington needs to improve infrastructure to remain competitive.

 

Brunell: Boeing hopes to build upon record year

This year will be pivotal for Boeing’s 777x program. The company has invested over a billion dollars on its new composite wing plant at Everett. It is programmed to build and test six new 777s.

 

Elma, McCleary and Montesano mayors plan to attend, speak at Greater Grays Harbor Inc. luncheon

Lunch with the Mayors event is Jan. 22 at Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen.

  • Jan 7th, 2019

 

Don Brunell: Ways to drain the swamp

The president should use the upcoming State of the Union speech to unify the country. Congress, likewise, should look for ways to take those recommendations and work together.

  • Jan 2nd, 2019

Don Brunell: Immunizations make difference

We can be thankful that our market-based, free enterprise system provides the wealth which allows our government and charitable organization to invest in programs that improve our health.

Don Brunell: Christmas wreaths help ease pain

Christmas is a difficult time for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. It is especially hard when they were slain in the line-of-duty while protecting our country.

Don Brunell: Good economic news sprinkled with caution

Our state’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (ERFC) quarterly update shows a whopping 17.3% increase in state income for the current biennium.

Don Brunell: Health care top of mind

By Don Brunell When Congress convenes next year, lawmakers must focus on…

Reducing wildfire risk imperative

While massive wildfires are historic, they are more dangerous today. As our…

County unemployment up a little, still very low

Unemployment still is losest its been since 1990.

  • Nov 28th, 2018

Military also adjusting to worker shortages

Even though our armed forces have stepped up their enlistment bonuses, they still fall short of their recruitment goals.

  • Nov 7th, 2018
Members of the Elma Chamber of Commerce present its Business of the Quarter award to Poston Insurance Agency. Pictures from left are Kristi Christensen, Ryan Phillipi, Bernadette Bower, Scott Phillipi, Stephanie Rangel, Michelle Poston, Lisa Zimmerman, Rick Jensen, Jill Warne, Connie Brown. Photo courtesy Elma Chamber of Commerce.

Elma insurance agency given business of quartr award

Poston Insurance is the Elma Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Quarter…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Members of the Elma Chamber of Commerce present its Business of the Quarter award to Poston Insurance Agency. Pictures from left are Kristi Christensen, Ryan Phillipi, Bernadette Bower, Scott Phillipi, Stephanie Rangel, Michelle Poston, Lisa Zimmerman, Rick Jensen, Jill Warne, Connie Brown. Photo courtesy Elma Chamber of Commerce.

Business after hours in Monte

Business notes for Oct. 4, 2018

  • Oct 3rd, 2018
Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Self-driving vehicles are coming and cities know it

Public and private sector representatives met to discuss the future of autonomous vehicle policy.

Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

County Tourism Office wants to make your festival more festive

Three kinds of grants are available to nonprofits in Grays Harbor County.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Ceremony held to welcome Danny’s Automotive

Photo courtesy John Lansing An automotive business has a new name but…

  • Sep 13th, 2018
Mindy and Jason Schaefer are the new owners of Oakville’s Holy Lamb Organics as of November. They already have expanded the nearly 20-year-old business to include a showroom in Olympia and to have received organic certification. Photo taken Aug. 24, 2018, in Oakville, by Michael Lang, The Vidette

Holy Lamb Organics’ new owners are expanding

Oakville manufacturer of premium bedding and mattresses opens showroom in Olympia, wants to do more.

  • Aug 30th, 2018
Mindy and Jason Schaefer are the new owners of Oakville’s Holy Lamb Organics as of November. They already have expanded the nearly 20-year-old business to include a showroom in Olympia and to have received organic certification. Photo taken Aug. 24, 2018, in Oakville, by Michael Lang, The Vidette
Ron Belcher will retire at the end of the month after 23 years running the tire shop at Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano. (Aug. 10, 2018)

Montesano tire guru is closing up his tool box.

He plans on moving closer to his son, who is a lieutenant on for the Quinalt police.

  • Aug 16th, 2018
Ron Belcher will retire at the end of the month after 23 years running the tire shop at Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano. (Aug. 10, 2018)
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Even with new owners taking the reigns Friday, the classic exterior of the Bee Hive Restaurant in Montesano isn’t likely to see any major changes, though the interior will be getting a facelift starting next week. Regulars will still enjoy a full bar and most of their menu favorites when the place reopens some time in June.

Local owners buy Bee Hive, will be closed for interior work starting Sunday at 8 p.m.

Focus will be on affordability, customer service, quality menu

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Even with new owners taking the reigns Friday, the classic exterior of the Bee Hive Restaurant in Montesano isn’t likely to see any major changes, though the interior will be getting a facelift starting next week. Regulars will still enjoy a full bar and most of their menu favorites when the place reopens some time in June.

Restaurant Inspections, May 17

Grays Harbor County’s Environmental Health Division lists restaurants and other food-handling establishments…

  • May 17th, 2018